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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-New Hanover County 152 137 91.1 84.7-95.0 15 8.9 5.0-15.3
RACE
White 133 122 93.4 87.6-96.6 11 6.6 3.4-12.4
Other 18 14 74.4 44.0-91.5 4 25.6 8.5-56.0
AGE
18-44 48 47 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
45+ 104 90 83.8 73.2-90.8 14 16.2 9.2-26.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 33 84.0 63.3-94.1 5 16.0 5.9-36.7
Some College + 114 104 92.9 86.2-96.4 10 7.1 3.6-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 50 83.7 69.5-92.1 10 16.3 7.9-30.5
$50,000+ 77 72 95.0 87.3-98.1 5 5.0 1.9-12.7

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear,
and those respondents who who have never had a Pap Smear were inclu ded in the NO category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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